Ah, February: a month so ripe with pink-hued possibilities. Between the weather heating up and the spate of Valentine-induced kilig, we’ve been rocking flushed cheeks like schoolgirls with a crush.
But hey, who’s complaining? We love this new normal! On duller days, you’ll find us packing on the blush just to replicate that burst of youthful color. So, maybe you’ve got a big date—or just a date with destiny. Look no further than our Guide to Glow, starring 4 beautiful kinds of blush. From soft powders to creamy cushions, these pigments will have you smitten!
1. POWDER BLUSH
If it’s your first foray into the world of blush, play it safe with a classic. This beginner-friendly formula is the easiest to layer over your base. Whether you go with a light dusting or a contouring flush, powder blushes slay. Just tap off the excess for an even finish!
TRY: Pink Sugar Sweet Cheeks HD Cheek Color in Miss Independent, P299
2. TINT BLUSH
For an option that seamlessly sinks into your skin, you can’t go wrong with tints. The really good ones take zero time to blend and feel super comfortable even on a bare face. The best part? All you need are your fingers! Simply dot the pigment onto your cheeks and spread it until it looks natural.
TRY: Banila Co. B. by Banila Cheer Water Cheek in Merry Mauve, P595
3. BAKED BLUSH
Baked blushes have been having a moment forever. It’ll take you only one swipe to know why. Between their velvety texture and intense, luminous color, these baked goods will have your skin basking in love. Ladies looking to skip the highlighter will especially love the built-in glow.
TRY: Imagic Baked Mineralized Blush in Shade #4, P270
4. CUSHION BLUSH
Looking to cop that K-pop idol dew? Cushions are the be-all and end-all. They’re ultra creamy, moisturizing, and best of all, they leave your skin looking very healthy. Look in the mirror, and you’ll feel like you leveled up your skincare game overnight. Who wouldn’t welcome a soft, bouncy boost like that?
TRY: Tony Moly Spoiler Mini Cushion Blusher in Peach Orange, P648
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